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Mysuru based photographer Jagadish murdered with hammer, buried in forest

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Mysuru based photographer Jagadish (58) hacked to death at his native place Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district. The incident happened six days back when he was reported missing.

The police have learnt that the photographer was hit on the head with his own relatives with a hammer and buried his body inside the forest. It is said that there was land dispute between the two sides.

Jagadish, popular as ‘Srushti Jagadish’, who belongs to Mangaluru and currently resides at Subrahmanya Nagar Mysuru was eliminated in this fashion. The police have taken into custody Balakrishna alias Subbaiah Rai from Paduvannur Patladka, his wife Jayalaxmi, son Prashanth, and Jeevan Prasad, a neighbour. They have been accused of murdering Jagadish.

Jagadish had also served as the director of Mysore District Photographers and Videographers Association.

Members of the Association describe him as a friendly person, who met his untimely death.

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